How can one humble galette be sweet and flaky, and salty and sour? By combining poached quince and fresh goat cheese, that's how. Slices of the fruit are simmered in sugar and vanilla and arranged over a tart mix of chevre and crème fraîche.
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Pears, quince, and warm-spiced allspice dram combine for this tiki-inspired fall cocktail.
Lighten and brighten up the classic Brandy Alexander with a little homemade quince syrup.
This mash-up between a gimlet and a pink gin combines quince syrup and a couple dashes of Peychaud's bitters for a bright, fruity, complex pink drink.
Although the syrup is the goal here, it's also a byproduct of making poached quince. After you strain off the syrup, the poached quince are perfect for pies or tarts or just over your morning yogurt or oatmeal.
These pies are delicate, small enough to eat in two bites (or one if you're a busy line cook) but satisfying despite their daintiness.
This wintry chutney, spiced with clove and bright with cranberries and tangerine, is versatile for the holidays either as a gift or on a cheese tray. Plus, the natural pectin in the cranberries helps it set even with a short cooking time, so you can spend less time preserving and more time partying
Sweet and tart with a fruity fragrance that evokes the fall apple or pear harvest, quince paste delivers a lot in a recipe that only require a few ingredients.
The aromas from the simmering and baking quince make this pie more than worth the effort—and it's delicious, too.
The aromatic quince has a fleeting season, just a few months in the early fall. This Apple, Pear & Quince Galette combines the perfumed fruit with apples and pears into a rustic, free form tart.
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The heady perfume and brisk tartness of quince are perfectly complemented by a fruity cognac, and a combination of the flavors can result in absolutely phenomenal Sidecars.